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Photo#1015448
mite

mite
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
October 31, 2014
parisitoid mite? eating springtail.

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Mesostigmata
Definitely Mesostigmata, possibly a member of the family Parasitidae as suggested by Kim (though with an extra 'o' :-)), but I would need a ventral view of the mite to be sure.

 
thanks
Thanks much, Heather. (I got the superfamily spelling here but looks like it contains only the family Parasitidae.)

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Moved from ID Request.

Predator
This would be a predator rather than a parasitoid, because it wanders around eating things instead of attaching to one just one host.

 
ok
I was thinking along the lines of superfamily Parasitoidea, (some are seen feeding on springtails), but I'm likely wrong :-).

 
ok
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